Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Lisa Mosier

Ph.D. Candidate

Lisa Mosier is trained as an architect and architectural historian, with an emphasis on the history of urban forms and culture. She holds a professional Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Kentucky and received her Master’s degree in Architectural Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture. Her previous research has focused on multiple issues surrounding the study of non-Western architecture, and she has worked with the Escuela de Estudios Árabes in Granada, Spain; the Agence pour la Dédensification et la Réhabilitation de la médina de Fès in Fez, Morocco; and the India National Trust for Art, Culture and Heritage in Delhi, India. Lisa has also acted as a curator and exhibit designer, working with contemporary artists and architects to explore topics such as city, identity, and the meaning of place. At Tulane, her research combines aspects of art history, museum studies, and architectural theory/criticism within Latin American area studies as she focuses on questions of representation and the agency of display in exhibitions of Latin American art and architecture of the 20th century.

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